August 2020 → April 2021

Phase 1 - Project Initiation

High-level Official Plan CPP System policies, geographical scoping, project charter and creation of working groups

April 2021 → October 2023

Phase 2 - CPP By-law Strategy

Visioning Exercises through local stakeholder engagement, with shared vision created and urban design framework developed

Discussion Paper on the use and value of piloting the Community Planning Permit system circulated and uploaded to webpage with request for comments

Strategy Paper on application of the CPP System in the Kanata North Economic District circulated and uploaded to webpage with request for comments

September 2023 → May 2024

Phase 3 - CPP By-law and Agreement

Documents drafted and circulated to working groups and stakeholders, 

CPP application processes and procedures

July 2024

Phase 4 - Adoption of Pilot CPP By-law

Formal public meeting, finalization of CPP application process

July 2024 → April 2027


CPP By-law appeals, monitoring period.

Planning report on monitoring results and recommendations on future of CPP System in the City